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Donald Trump edges closer to moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Donald Trump edges closer to moving U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
- Декабря 01, 2017

A senior administration official said Mr Trump will likely waive the requirement again in coming days, but that he is considering what other steps he might take at the same time, such as declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Moving the US embassy in Israel, if it's given a green light, will not be a quick process, sources said. "No decision on this matter has been made yet", State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said Thursday. (more...)
Trump weighs plan to oust Tillerson Trump weighs plan to oust Tillerson
- Декабря 01, 2017

In a major foreign policy speech on U.S. relations with Europe under Trump's "America First" foreign policy, Tillerson pledged that sanctions against Russian Federation will remain in place until it helps restore peace in Ukraine. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly developed the transition plan and has discussed it with other officials, the Times reported. "It's been evident to me that for some time, somebody is, you know, seeking to undermine his presence here", Corker said. (more...)
Get Death For Rape, Murder Of Maharashtra Teen Found With Bite Marks Get Death For Rape, Murder Of Maharashtra Teen Found With Bite Marks
- Ноября 30, 2017

The incident had sparked widespread outrage and protests in the state. The convicted had also inflicted injuries all over her body and broke her limbs before throttling her, police had said. "When they failed in their attempts to rape her, they hatched a plan for later, which amounts to conspiracy", he said. The three convicts were brought to the Ahmednagar district and sessions court in heavy security around 9.30am. (more...)
Project Veritas founder James O'Keefe to speak at SMU Project Veritas founder James O'Keefe to speak at SMU
- Ноября 30, 2017

There have also been reports of calls from people posing as Post reporters offering money for info that would hurt Moore; the Post has a strict policy against paying for information in stories and did not pay any of the women who accused Roy Moore . (more...)
Trump Reportedly Suggests the 'Access Hollywood' Tape Was Fake Trump Reportedly Suggests the 'Access Hollywood' Tape Was Fake
- Ноября 29, 2017

Morales, who replaced fired Access Hollywood host Billy Bush , stressed that Trump uttered "every one of those" words while signing off from the entertainment show. "Looking back upon what was said on that bus, I wish I had changed the topic". Shortly after it was leaked in October 2016, Trump acknowledged his comments and apologized for them. (more...)
At The GES Summit Ivanka Trump Heaps Praises On India, PM Modi At The GES Summit Ivanka Trump Heaps Praises On India, PM Modi
- Ноября 29, 2017

Ivanka kicked off the global business summit calling for better opportunities for women entrepreneurs battling heavy odds around the world. "It is a symbol of the strengthened friendship between our two peoples, and the growing economic and security partnership between our two nations", she added. (more...)
The 2017 White House Christmas Decorations The 2017 White House Christmas Decorations
- Ноября 29, 2017

New this year are wreaths hanging from the exterior of every window, glistening wintry branches lining an East Wing walkway and a tree decorated with the Trump family's official Christmas ornament. President Donald Trump's third wife has decorated the White House for the holidays, The Hill reported Monday morning. When former social secretaries gave a luncheon to welcome Ms. (more...)
Two injured, reports of shots fired at NY mall Two injured, reports of shots fired at NY mall
- Ноября 28, 2017

A 49-year-old woman and her 12-year-old son suffered minor injuries, possibly from bullet fragments hitting their legs, according to CBS New York. State police responded to reports at the Galleria at Crystal Run around 3 p.m. Upon arriving to the packed mall full of Black Friday weekend shoppers, police immediately locked down the mall and evacuated customers. We will continue to follow this story and provide updated as they become available. (more...)
CNN Set Itself Up for Trump's Weekend Attack — WashPost CNN Set Itself Up for Trump's Weekend Attack — WashPost
- Ноября 28, 2017

President Donald Trump proposed on Monday that there should be a contest between news networks where the victor would receive a "fake news trophy". Trump and his supporters claimed the term after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put some of the president's supporters in a so-called "basket of deplorables". (more...)
Rockin' around the Christmas tree stand Rockin' around the Christmas tree stand
- Ноября 28, 2017

If the base of the tree does dry out and seal up, you will have to re-cut the base to allow it to absorb sufficient water. For the first time in Papa Noel's 37 years of business, there aren't enough trees, owner Jimmy Coan said. "They take oxygen and process it, as opposed to a fake tree, which can actually be harmful to you". Another drawback is that their needles are very sharp - this is not a good selection for homes with small children. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted over 200000 gun background checks on Black Friday Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted over 200000 gun background checks on Black Friday
- Ноября 28, 2017

USA Today reports that the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) received 203,086 requests for background checks, a significant increase from the previous single-day record of 185,713 requests-set a year ago on Black Friday. (more...)
Merkel rules out new elections for Germany; coalition deadlock continues Merkel rules out new elections for Germany; coalition deadlock continues
- Ноября 27, 2017

Schulz indicated on Friday that the SPD might consider coalition talks with the CDU/CSU alliance, although his party had initially ruled out this possibility. A majority government would be possible under the so-called Grand Coalition , if CDU/CSU joined their 246 seats with the SPD's 193. To that end, last week Merkel commented that she would be open to new elections instead of creating a minority government. (more...)
Donald Trump on Ivanka's Roy Moore response: 'Do you believe this?' Donald Trump on Ivanka's Roy Moore response: 'Do you believe this?'
- Ноября 27, 2017

One woman, Leigh Corfman , told the Washington Post in a November 9 article that Moore attempted to initiate sexual contact with her when she was 14. After Conway criticized Democratic candidate Doug Jones for being a "doctrinaire liberal", host Brian Kilmeade countered with: "So vote Roy Moore? ". (more...)
High school teacher caught on camera doing cocaine in classroom High school teacher caught on camera doing cocaine in classroom
- Ноября 27, 2017

John, Ind., and Dyer, Ind., were called to Lake Central High School at approximately 11:30 a.m. and took Samantha Cox, 24, into custody. The video was filmed by a student with a phone outside her classroom, according to Fox 32 Chicago . Lake Central Superintendent Larry Veracco declined to comment specifically on an arrest made at the school, saying only that "teachers are entitled to their due process rights". (more...)
Michael Flynn may now be cooperating with Russian Federation investigation Michael Flynn may now be cooperating with Russian Federation investigation
- Ноября 27, 2017

Republican strategist Rick Wilson predicted President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" brigade will turn on Mike Flynn now that he may be cooperating with investigators. Mueller has been investigating the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general's role in $530,000 worth of lobbying work his now-defunct firm performed for a Turkish businessman during the final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. (more...)
Logan Mott in custody, grandmother's body found Logan Mott in custody, grandmother's body found
- Ноября 27, 2017

But returning across the bridge requires a Border Patrol inspection, and Bowker said that ended with agents realizing Mott, 15, was wanted on vehicle theft charges and was a person of interest in the apparent death of his grandmother, Kristina French, 53. (more...)
Dan Mullen Targeted By Gators Dan Mullen Targeted By Gators
- Ноября 27, 2017

Florida made a huge move here and Mullen, 45, knows what it takes to win in the SEC and he's going to have more resources to succeed in Gainesville. Stricklin was Mississippi State's athletic director for seven of those years. Mullen also would have to overcome a perception problem with UF fans. Frost 's comfort level in Orlando and the recent opening at alma mater Nebraska worked against the Gators. (more...)
Rohingya repatriation marked with apprehensions Rohingya repatriation marked with apprehensions
- Ноября 26, 2017

The determination increases pressure on the Trump administration to consider "possible targeted sanctions" against Myanmar's government and those blamed for the crisis. The foreign minister said he would give details of the arrangement at a press briefing in Dhaka tomorrow. The premier made the call at a time when Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali was pursuing a deal with Myanmar to being the process of repatriation of the Myanmar's minority Muslims. (more...)
Video of Malia Obama Blowing Smoke Rings Goes Viral Video of Malia Obama Blowing Smoke Rings Goes Viral
- Ноября 26, 2017

Clinton, the daughter of former President Clinton, followed less than an hour later with her own tweet urging privacy for Malia Obama . This after video has circulated of what appears to be the 19-year old Harvard student blowing smoke rings in a bathroom. (more...)
Outrage After Trump Admin. Cancels Protected Status for 59000 Haitian Refugees Outrage After Trump Admin. Cancels Protected Status for 59000 Haitian Refugees
- Ноября 25, 2017

Samson DuClair, president of the Haitian Community Center of N.H., on the Trump administration ending temporary protected status for as many as 150 Haitians living in N.H. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said he was "appalled" by the move to end the protection for Haitians. And I am strongly urging the administration to reconsider. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed's release shows Pakistan's lack of seriousness Hafiz Saeed's release shows Pakistan's lack of seriousness
- Ноября 25, 2017

India claims the attackers were in contact with people in Pakistan when the assault was underway. He is listed on India's National Investigation Agency's Most Wanted list and his organization is banned in India, as well as in the U.S., the United Kingdom, the EU, Russia, and Australia. (more...)
Black Friday Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season Black Friday Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season
- Ноября 25, 2017

Adobe Analytics is forecasting Monday to be the largest shopping day in US history. With the growth of e-commerce expenditure not showing any signs of slowing down, retailers are adapting by making the vast majority of their Black Friday deals available on the web. (more...)
David Cassidy, former Partridge Family teen actor, dead at 67 David Cassidy, former Partridge Family teen actor, dead at 67
- Ноября 25, 2017

He was married three times. He has two children. Cassidy was born in NY to a family familiar with the entertainment industry. Several celebrities, including some of Cassidy's contemporaries, shared memories on Twitter . He posed naked for Rolling Stone in 1972, when he both confided that he had dropped acid as a teenager and smoked pot in front of the magazine's reporter as he watched an episode of The Partridge Family while mocking his own acting. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed rearticulating agenda of terrorists thriving in Pak Hafiz Saeed rearticulating agenda of terrorists thriving in Pak
- Ноября 25, 2017

USA state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saeed's organization, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of civilians including American citizens. At the JuD headquarters in Lahore , however, Saeed was defiant, shaking hands with long lines of jubilant supporters who had gathered to welcome him after his release. (more...)
India allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to visit Pakistan, but 'conditions apply' India allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife to visit Pakistan, but 'conditions apply'
- Ноября 24, 2017

India had appealed against the capital punishment to Jadhav at the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ). Today, India responded to the Pakistan offer of arranging a meeting between Indian Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife and mother. (more...)
Chaiwala remark: Has Congress landed itself in hot soup? Chaiwala remark: Has Congress landed itself in hot soup?
- Ноября 24, 2017

A meme by Youth Congress taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi fumed Bharatiya Janata Party , evoking a strong response from the saffron party. The ruling party has said that the offensive post (now deleted) exemplifies the Congress' elitist mindset and that an enraged public will punish it by ensuring the BJP sweeps the upcoming election in Gujarat. (more...)
Thanksgiving forecast: Thankful for this fantastic weather Thanksgiving forecast: Thankful for this fantastic weather
- Ноября 24, 2017

Expect a west wind of around 5 miles per hour, but becoming calm in the late evening . Expect skies to remain partly to mostly cloudy throughout the day. Sunday night will cool to the low 50s with clear conditions. On Sunday the highs will drop back into the 40s. By Friday and into next weekend , we will have more sunny skies with just a few passing clouds. (more...)
Gujarat polls: Patidars accept Congress' quota formula, but will the courts agree? Gujarat polls: Patidars accept Congress' quota formula, but will the courts agree?
- Ноября 23, 2017

He said his outfit has never appealed anyone to vote for the Congress Party; but since the latter is talking about the rights of the Partidars, the voting decision will be left to the people. The Patel leader said there were no differences with the Congress over seat-sharing. However, he did not say about PAAS alliance with the Congress. (more...)
Record-breaking temperatures and powerful winds for Thanksgiving Record-breaking temperatures and powerful winds for Thanksgiving
- Ноября 23, 2017

We begin with clear skies and temperatures in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Shoppers heading out to stores on Black Friday will be greeted with sunny weather and temperatures in the low 60s, with an afternoon high of 63. By mid-morning Wednesday , showers and clouds will exit the state as cooler, drier air starts filtering in. Cooler Thanksgiving with lows in the upper 30s to mid 40s. (more...)
Hafiz Saeed to walk free, Pak court orders release of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed to walk free, Pak court orders release of 26/11 mastermind
- Ноября 23, 2017

The provincial government of Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab had asked for an extension to Saeed's detention but the request was turned down by the court, reports quoting prosecutor Sattar Sahil. While the Pakistani courts have once again given Hafiz Saeed a breather , US seems to be on the same page with India. Saeed had appealed against the detention in the Lahore High Court and hearing the matter on Wednesday, the court refused to extend the sentence. (more...)
Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders
- Ноября 23, 2017

Former special counsel Robert Ray, who had investigated the Whitewater controversy during the Clinton administration, asserted that the burden of proof was very high for the Mueller team to prove that Trump and Kushner obstructed justice by firing Comey. (more...)
Trump spares turkeys and jokes he can't overturn Obama's pardons Trump spares turkeys and jokes he can't overturn Obama's pardons
- Ноября 23, 2017

A pair of turkeys have a lot to be thankful for this year. President Trump will pardon two turkeys in a Rose Garden ceremony tomorrow in a Thanksgiving White House tradition . Let's just say Trump's hair got a little ruffled . They will live out their days on Virginia Tech campuses alongside Tater and Tot, who were pardoned by Barack Obama previous year. (more...)
Lebanon's Al-Hariri arrives in Cairo for talks with Sisi Lebanon's Al-Hariri arrives in Cairo for talks with Sisi
- Ноября 22, 2017

Al-Hariri had announced his resignation in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia. The Lebanese president has yet to accept Hariri's resignation, who is expected in Beirut on Wednesday for the celebration of National Day. Lebanese President Michel Aoun has not recognized the resignation of Hariri, echoing Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah's concerns that the statement could have been made under pressure by the Saudi authorities. (more...)
Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets Mugabe resigns, Zimbabwe dances in the streets
- Ноября 22, 2017

A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. Earlier, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai told a crowd outside Parliament that a "democratic Zimbabwe can not be built by another un-democratic process". (more...)
2nd Woman Accuses Franken Of Harassment 2nd Woman Accuses Franken Of Harassment
- Ноября 22, 2017

It wasn't around my hip or side", Menz said. "I was like, 'Oh my God, what's happening?'" Franken said he did not recall their meeting, noting that he takes thousands of such photos , but felt "badly". Franken said he will not resign from his political post but will "reflect" on his behavior. "There's no excuse", he said. "To me, that sounds like the language of somebody who may have actually done this so many times, that it's normalized", said Biro. (more...)
The Net Neutrality Rules to be Scrapped Off The Net Neutrality Rules to be Scrapped Off
- Ноября 22, 2017

In its latest proposal, the commission is ready to reduce its own powers that ensure that internet providers don't block or interfere with the web traffic. Telecom giants have lobbied for years against these regulations and have fought to have more control over how the Americans consume internet content. (more...)
The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people The explosion at a mosque in Nigeria killed 30 people
- Ноября 22, 2017

He said this is the deadliest attack on civilians by the militant group since the start of the year, "It is deplorable that the attack was launched at a time when civilians were congregating for dawn prayers". A military source in the Borno state capital, Maiduguri, said there had been more aerial offensives in the Marte, Kukawa, Monguno and Abadam areas of northern Borno. (more...)
Iran president says IS 'eliminated or minimized' Iran president says IS 'eliminated or minimized'
- Ноября 22, 2017

According to sources, Iran's Major General Mohammad Bagheri, Russia's Valery Gerasimov and Chief of Staff Hulusi Akar discussed areas of de-conflict zones in Syria. The meeting of presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran is important for the future of the region, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, the country's media reported November 21. (more...)
Arab League states condemn Hezbollah as 'terrorist organization' Arab League states condemn Hezbollah as 'terrorist organization'
- Ноября 21, 2017

He is now cooling his heels in Paris, a journey connived by Saudi and French administrations. They condemned what they described as Iran's constant meddling in Arab affairs. In addition to the attempted missile strike, which was repelled by Riyadh's anti-missile defense system, the draft resolution notes the bombing of an oil pipeline in Bahrain as another example of Iranian efforts to undermine regional security. (more...)
Border Patrol agent killed, partner injured on duty in Texas Border Patrol agent killed, partner injured on duty in Texas
- Ноября 21, 2017

They were responding to activity near the border, but CBP officials would not say what type of activity. "Responding agents provided immediate medical care, and transported both agents to a local hospital", CBP said. "Our agents' reports from the ground say that he was struck in the head multiple times with a rock or rocks". President Trump tweeted about the incident, vowing to seek justice for the agents and plugging his plans to build a wall along the Mexico border. (more...)
Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs, vowing United Nations approach Arab FMs condemn Iran's intervention in Arab affairs, vowing United Nations approach
- Ноября 20, 2017

At Saudi Arabia's request, Arab foreign ministers are holding an emergency meeting in Cairo . Saudi Arabia has accused Tehran of involvement in the firing of a ballistic missile at Riyadh this month by Yemen's Iran-allied rebels. Bahrain has also blamed Iran for the pipeline fire. "There is an opportunity for a new global alliance in the region", Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot told the paper, adding that Tel Aviv wanted to " exchange intelligence to confront Iran ". (more...)
Rahul Gandhi's elevation likely by first week of Dec Rahul Gandhi's elevation likely by first week of Dec
- Ноября 20, 2017

Meanwhile, as the countdown begins for declaration of Rahul as the next Congress president, who's who from the party have announced that they back the Gandhi scion as their new chief. While the agenda of the meeting has not been formally revealed, insiders said the party has no bigger subject on its mind than completing the organisational elections. (more...)
Republican Sen. Susan Collins Says She Does Not Believe Roy Moore's Denials Republican Sen. Susan Collins Says She Does Not Believe Roy Moore's Denials
- Ноября 20, 2017

Senate race in what is an unabashed condemnation. Collins noted she was against Moore before the "terrible allegations" came out against him, citing his conduct as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, as well as his anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments. (more...)
Images show North Korea's 'submarine ballistic missile programme' Images show North Korea's 'submarine ballistic missile programme'
- Ноября 20, 2017

US President Donald Trump used his five-country tour of Asia to address the North Korea crisis, urging the region's leaders to do all in their power to pressure Kim Jong-un to halt his nuclear ambitions. However, the report said no activity could be seen suggesting preparations for a new test of a submarine-launched missile. Speculations of the ballistic submarine construction have been under scrutiny by USA intelligence in recent weeks, according to a report by The Diplomat . (more...)
Sasikala, kin blamed for IT raids in Poes Garden Sasikala, kin blamed for IT raids in Poes Garden
- Ноября 20, 2017

As soon as the raids commenced on Friday night, members of the Sasikala- TTV Dhinakaran faction slammed the IT department, the union and state government for entering the house that has been the seat of power in Tamil Nadu for many decades. (more...)
Clinton: There are 'lots of questions' about legitimacy of Trump's election
- Ноября 19, 2017

The attack came hours after Clinton slammed Trump for not properly addressing for sexual assault allegations made against him. All but daring Clinton to again seek the presidency in 2020, Trump added: "Hillary, get on with your life and give it another try in three years! ". (more...)
Bill Clinton says Trump should Bill Clinton says Trump should "stop seeking enemies"
- Ноября 19, 2017

To some, the unconventional candidacy of the real estate billionaire turned reality TV host turned politician created an entirely different set of rules. But the strike against Franken indicated a more political rationale. Leeds, for her part, called the president "the walking definition of hypocrisy". (more...)
Weather: Cold, wet and windy weekend Weather: Cold, wet and windy weekend
- Ноября 19, 2017

Clouds increase through the day Saturday from west to east ahead of our next system that brings rain and strong winds. Instead of coming in from the south (like on Saturday night) they will be rushing in from the northwest on the backside of the storm. (more...)
Trump Delays Change in Elephant Hunting Policy Trump Delays Change in Elephant Hunting Policy
- Ноября 19, 2017

Trump's administration on Thursday said it would allow game hunters to enter the U.S. with trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. "Elephants and other big game in Africa are blood currency for terrorist organizations, and they are being killed at an alarming rate". The Arizona-based Center for Biological Diversity, which advocates for animal rights, applauded the decision to reimpose the ban, but said more needed to be done. (more...)
Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill in Norway Turkey withdraws troops from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill in Norway
- Ноября 19, 2017

Nato's website describes the Trident Javelin exercise in Stavanger, southern Norway, as a "computer assisted exercise without troops on the ground", meant to improve command structures for large operations. "There are some mistakes that can not be committed by fools but only by vile people", Erdogan said in a televised speech. "This matter can not be covered over with a simple apology", he said. (more...)

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